October 16, 2017 RSS feed / Local

Maine Downtown Center honors longtime Main Street Bath volunteer

BANGOR The Maine Downtown Center is honoring Bath resident William F. “Bill” King, Jr. by renaming the Downtown Visionary Award the William F. King, Jr. Downtown Champion Award. More...

Coastal Humane Society rescues hurricane dogs from Puerto Rico

BRUNSWICK The Coastal Humane Society welcomed about two dozen rescue dogs from hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico last week, The dogs were 22 of 200 flown into Worcester Regional Airport on a specially chartered plane as part of a rescue mission coordina More...

Wanted: Big Brothers Big Sisters mentors

BRUNSWICK — Big Brothers Big Sisters of Bath/Brunswick is looking for volunteer mentors to serve as “ Bigs” to local children facing adversity. More...

Proposal seeks permit for large public events

BRUNSWICK   Public safety officials are seeking input from residents on an ordinance that would require a permit for large public events.  Public comment on the proposal will be heard at tonight’s town council meeting.  More...

Man Tased by Bath police indicted

BATH   A Portland man was indicted last week for charges stemming from an incident in Bath Aug. 6, when he allegedly tried to flee from police after being questioned about a stolen vehicle.  More...

Man indicted on burglary charges

BATH   A man was indicted last week on several charges stemming from two residential burglaries reported on Ridge Road in July.  More...

Positive Change Lisbon to host Harvest Festival

LISBON Children can have the opportunity to come show off their costumes in a parade at the Lisbon Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 3-5:30 p.m. at the MTM Center on 18 School Street in Lisbon Falls. The rain date is Oct. 29. More...

PEOPLE PLUS PIC OF THE WEEK

PEOPLE PLUS MEMBERS read the People Plus Newspaper on a recent trip to Badlands National Park, South Dakota, as part of their America's Cowboy Country tour with Collette Travel. More...

Vitelli, Tepler to host joint office hours

TOPSHAM — State Sen. Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and state Rep. Denise Tepler, DTopsham, will hold joint office hours on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9-11 a.m. in the Library Gallery at the Topsham Public Library on 25 Foreside Road. More...

Fractured Memories on the Kennebec River Trail

Commentary

The Kennebec River Rail-Trail is in my opinion the best bike trail in Central Maine. Paralleling the long inactive Maine Central Railroad tracks, it’s a most excellent paved trail that connects Gardiner to Augusta. More...

CORGI WALK AND DOG FAIR

  THE MORRIS FARM will be having a CorgiWalk and dog fair on Oct 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. All dogs are welcome. There will be demonstrations, stories, costume contests and two walking options. More...

Five days of fun will help plot course for Topsham future

Topsham’s comprehensive plan is due to be updated, and town officials want to get residents involved with the update in a way that is a bit more fun than attending a regular town meeting. More...

Upcoming events

HERE IS A LIST of Topsham’s array of fun planning events and other public sessions as part of the comprehensive plan revision process. All events will be held Thursday, Oct. 19 through Monday, Oct. More...

Harpswell Coastal Academy applies for charter renewal

HARPSWELL   Harpswell Coastal Academy, a charter school with locations in Harpswell and Brunswick, has applied to renew its charter from the Maine Charter School Commission.  The school was first opened in 2013 with a five year charter fro More...

Man charged with assault

LISBON   Lisbon police arrested a man last week who they say had allegedly assaulted a family member.  David Small, 28, was charged with assault, obstructing report of a crime and criminal threatening, according to Lisbon Police Chief Marc More...

Medicare seminar coming to Brunswick

BRUNSWICK — A free Welcome to Medicare seminar will take place at Curtis Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to noon on Oct. 24. More...

Car crashes through fencing, trees at Topsham rec field

TOPSHAM   Police were called to Foreside Road Wednesday morning after a car drove through fencing and crashed into the woods near the Topsham Recreation Field.  The incident was reported at 11:15 a.m.  More...

Bowdoin College to host Make Shift Coffee House event

BRUNSWICK   On Oct. More...

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK

MARLEY LOWE, 2, sprays water from a fire hose with help from Brunswick firefighter Pete Merrow during the annual open house at Emerson Station in Brunswick Wednesday. More...

Landing company hiring 115 temporary employees

BRUNSWICK   A Brunswick Landing company is looking to hire 115 seasonal workers.  SaviLinx is a contact center company providing business process services as an outsourcing partner for federal, state and local government and commercial clie More...